August 18, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

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Beachcomber

One of the best-kept secrets on the peninsula are the Riis Landing Cruises that sortie from the old Coast Guard Station in Fort Tilden each Friday night to see the fireworks at Coney Island. More...

Chatting With Chapey by Dr. Geraldine M. Chapey

Frances Abbracciamento has achieved outstanding success in two arenas. She was recently honored for her many achievements by Borough President Howard Goldin. Frances owned and managed the outstanding Abbracciamento Restaurant on the Canarsie Pier. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Famed guitarist and radio personality and musician, Les Paul, heard on the Mary Ford and Les Paul radio show for many years when his wife, Mary Ford was alive, just opened at the new Iridium Jazz Club (Ellen More...

Magnet Grant For MS 180, PS 225 By Howard Schwach

A federal grant that will bring $1,170,897.00 per year for the next three years may very well change the face of education in two Rockaway schools, according to a recent announcement by Congressman Anthony Weiner. More...

Two Murdered In Separate Incidents By Howard Schwach

In what has been Rockaway More...

Sports

Brooklyn Cyclones Update By Elio Velez

The Brooklyn Cyclones continued their winning ways with a 5-1 week and stayed in first place. The Cyclones lead the Staten Island Yankees by 4 games in the McNamara Division in the NY Penn League. More...

Could You Be the Athlete of The Week?

Hello sports fans. I hope you More...

Ken Killian Ocean Mile By Jim Mulligan

While the sun did not shine as it has in our past race days, the spirit of the competitors and their families and friends were more than enough to brighten up the day. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Keeping The Faith

We attended a forum this week that featured a few of the City Council candidates from the 31st District of Rockaway. The Arverne Civic Association hosted the forum, and a number of residents came out to meet and question the participants. More...

Will Magnet Grant Bring Them Home?

District 27 has received a coveted federal magnet grant that will bring one million, one hundred and seventy-one thousand dollars a year, for three years, to two Rockaway schools; as well as to three schools on the mainland. More...


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